Friday, July 19, 2024


July 16, 2024

Binance executive Gambaryan arrives courtroom in wheelchair

The detained Binance Holdings Limited’s executive, Tigran Gambaryan, was brought to the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court in a wheelchair on Tuesday.

Tigran Gambaryan
July 16, 2024

Police ban Shi’ite procession in Abuja, threaten arrest

The police have banned the procession of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria to commemorate the 2024 Islamic calendar day of Ashura.

July 16, 2024

IAEM recommends local expertise for disaster management in Africa

The president of IAEM Africa, Susan Agada, stated this at the IAEM’s inaugural symposium in Abuja on Monday.

Photo from Tonga disaster (Credit: BBC)
July 14, 2024

FCT residents express mixed reactions to FG’s duty-free period on essential food items

“A bag of foreign rice sold at N75,000 a few weeks ago is now selling for N85,000 to N90,000 today,” a trader said.

July 14, 2024

Love of Christ Generation members trek 24.2km to promote unity in Abuja

The walk began with a 7.7 km-trek from the Moshood Abiola National Stadium to Area 1.

Love of Christ Generation Church
July 13, 2024

FCTA distributes 1,000 bags of rice to vulnerable women in Abuja

She said the distribution of the food item was carried out through various women groups.

July 13, 2024

Four rescued from collapsed building in Abuja 

She appealed to developers to strictly follow the building code and avoid the use of substandard materials.

Kubwa building collapse
July 13, 2024

Two-storey building collapses in Abuja

The building served as a clinic and residential apartment.

A two-storey building collapsed in Kubwa
July 12, 2024

Petrol Scarcity: Normalcy appears to be returning to Abuja filling stations

NNPC’s retail outlets sell at N617 per litre, while the independent marketers sell between N660 and N900 per litre. 

Fuel queue
July 12, 2024

Pressure mounts on Tinubu, Biden to release Binance’s Tigran Gambaryan

The resolution, published on the U.S. Congress website, stated, “The government of Nigeria must immediately release Tigran Gambaryan from imprisonment.”

American President Joe Biden and Nigerian President Bola Tinubu